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Industrial connectivity and KVM control room solutions for upstream, midstream, and downstream environments.

As the oil and gas industry continues to grow, more and more well sites, pumping stations, pipelines, processing plants, and refineries are being built. Along the entire route, safe, reliable networking and industrial automation are critical to smooth operations, efficiency, and productivity.

Safety, security, network redundancy, and monitoring are at the forefront when considering communications at downstream refineries and production plants. Communications components can involve Ethernet networks, control room integration, PoE surveillance solutions, and wireless networking.
Communications in this phase of oil and gas production involves monitoring systems, Ethernet networks, wireless and PoE networking for security and surveillance, and integration of new technologies with existing SCADA systems. Communications need to be highly reliable and redundant as security and safety are of utmost importance.
Upstream communications can include aggregation of controllers and sensors, remote monitoring over IP, integration of new technologies with existing equipment, and temporary-site solutions. Solutions include Ethernet networks with instantaneous failovers, wireless networks, network integration with SCADA control rooms and monitoring systems, as well as PoE and wireless networking for communications and security and surveillance.

How can Black Box assist you

We can help you integrate new technologies with existing SCADA systems, maintain interconnected networks, better utilise existing equipment, and gain a better return on your communications investment. Our engineers can design and help you quickly integrate solutions to monitor multiple sources simultaneously, share resources, and access remote systems in command and control rooms.

Our goal is your goal: better, safer, more reliable communications, particularly in rugged, harsh environments.

Redundant Ethernet networks

To provide the high availability, high redundancy, and high performance required for Ethernet networks in the oil and gas industry, redundant network switches are required.

Networking solutions for temporary remote sites

Black Box offers a number of solutions for remote and temporary networks. These include wireless network extenders and the IT infrastructure to protect equipment in harsh environments.

KVM control room

From the wellheads to the remote control room, high-performance HD KVM matrix switching can help operators monitor wellhead operations and multiple sites simultaneously.


SCADA and data monitoring systems

Black Box offers a number of solutions for integrating traditional SCADA systems with newer technologies in order to get the best ROI and make the most of existing investments.

Security and surveillance

Wireless extenders and PoE solutions provide a reliable method for connecting security and surveillance cameras and equipment at temporary and remote sites.